| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:25 PM
Kane County residents voted against a 0.1 percent property tax that would have generated about $12 million annually to fund services for the developmentally disabled.
With all precincts reporting, 63.8 percent voted no on the proposal Tuesday, according...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Supporters of the renovation of the Wheaton Grand Theater are mourning the loss of a man whose vision guided much of the efforts to preserve the historic movie house and others around the country.
Ray Shepardson, 70, of Wheaton, died on Monday night...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:33 PM
A detective and a deputy chief each appeared to have secured wins Tuesday night in the Democratic and Republican primaries leading up to November's Will County sheriff election.
Will County Sheriff's Detective Mike Kelley declared victory in the...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The following items were taken from Naperville police reports:
•A vehicle was stolen from the 1600 block of West Diehl Road between 9 and 11 p.m. March 6.
•A person was cited for possession of cannabis about 11:47 a.m. March 7...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Ryan Boatright may now be known best for overcoming a sprained ankle to help lead the Connecticut Huskies to an unexpected NCAA men's basketball national championship this year. But for the several hundred people who welcomed him back to his hometown of...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:34 PM
An Aurora man pleaded guilty Wednesday to attacks on two women and was sentenced to 25 years in prison, according to Kane County prosecutors.
In a negotiated plea, Tyrone M. Young, 31, formerly of the 800 block of Sard Avenue, admitted guilt to one...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Three of four Republican candidates running for a congressional seat representing the west and southwest suburbs say they would not support raising the national minimum wage.
State Rep. Darlene Senger, Ian Bayne and Chris Balkema expressed their...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Police have released the identity of the woman who died early Thursday on the west side of Aurora after she was struck by a car.
Frances E. Kuntz, 56, was apparently walking in the roadway on Randall Road, just south of Sullivan Road, around 4:15 a.m....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:49 PM
A former student has settled a lawsuit against the West Aurora High School district officials who she said failed to take the steps that would have prevented a band teacher from sexually abusing her. According to Kane County court records, the lawsuit was...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Five area high schools made U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the country's best.
U.S. News profiled more than 19,000 public schools across the country and ranked the highest 4,707 based on state test scores and college readiness.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A basement in the 900 block of Hidden Lake Road was flooded after someone turned on the outside water spigot between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Jan. 30.
A wallet was stolen after being left...